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KOFY
Dec 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
want -- i want to change that. >> city manager and mayor at his side oakland top law enforcement officers introduced a two point plan to restrict gun violence and routes crime in oakland. crime fighting measures will include one contracting with the strategic policy partnership that is a group of senior policemanger with proven record of violence reduction. leading that team will be bob of boston and bill brad headed both new york city and los angeles police departments. no. 2, return to neighborhood policing. 5 distinct police district two in east oakland each of the 5 headed by captain and lieutenant. >> it's critical for us economically and critical for every day citizens. everyone needs to feel safe. >>reporter: all of this falls on the heel of federal judge decision to have a compliance director oversee the oakland police department. move was made after the department failed to meet the deadline of court ordered reform. chef jordan stressed that the plant they work to put in place for early 2013 is part of pro active decision made by him back in april. he also made it clear
KOFY
Dec 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
plains. >> reporter: do you have a right to know if your neighbor has a gun? new york state law permits it. >> not only is it okay but disclosure of the name and home address of every firearms licensee in new york has been a matter of public record for years. >> the journal news published this interactive map a point and click and you can figure out the names and addresses of thousands of people who legally own guns in west chest ever and rockland counties. dominik sputo was stunned when everyone who lived near him know that he is a red dot on the map. >> i may have some neighbors that don't look in favor of gun owners and may feel threatened by having a neighbor with guns in their house. >> reporter: and the backlash from gun owners getting more bitter. on the newspaper facebook page this comment "nice going idiots you made every nongun owner a sitting duck and target for criminals." some tell us they want the information. especially after what happened in newtown. >> maybe we could share, i could shed light on a situation if that person acts a little odd at least we know that
KOFY
Dec 28, 2012 9:00pm PST
few days. right now the highway patrol and other local law enforcement agency around the bay area are launching their annual crack down on drunk drivers. dui checkpoint in place tonight through the bay area and they will be up and running through new year's day to try to keep people safe and drugs off the road. >> one bay area lawmaker proposing new solution for getting repeat drunk drivers off the road. already being used in other states and some considering it here. david has the story. >> thinking behind proposed crack down over repeat offenders is to address what hill says is a high rate of drunk drivers who don't modify their behavior. he cite 2009 statistics most recent numbers available. >> there were 161,000, 161,000 dui arrests and conviction ins california. and 27 percent of those were repeat offenders. >>reporter: second dui conviction would require a driver to buy and install ignition intercept did he vase. this is video posted on you tube by several manufacturers showing how the did he advises work. breath sample taken and car will start only if the driver passes the test
KOFY
Dec 31, 2012 9:00pm PST
wage law like san francisco's hurt young less skilled people who are looking for jobs. bill herman is an economic professor at golden gate university. he says most economist agree. >> minimum wage increases it's like everything else. when prisons go up, people buy less of it. when the wage goes up, people hire fewer people of that particular category. >>reporter: but supporters say a decent wage is a san francisco value. if so it's a trend moving south. san jose voters just approved a hike from 8 positive 10 dollars an hour. that's expected to take place in march. in san francisco, of abc 7 news. >>> also tomorrow no more digging through your glove box looking for the proof of i hope insurance if stopped by the police. new law allow drivers to show proof of insurance on the smart phone. starting tomorrow the police can handle that in most case. also plastic bag no longer available at most grocery stores and business that is sell packaged food in alameda county. stores will charge at least 10 cents for each paper or reusable bag but plastic bag for produce will be free. 51 other cit
KOFY
Dec 30, 2012 9:00pm PST
. >> the bargaining continues tonight. >> ama: in two dates, new laws to take effect in california. plus, we'll break down the incredible video that shows a plane crashing into a freeway. director of star trek movie is back in the day, we didn't have the u-verse wireless receiver. [ light laugh ] the tv stayed in one place... mmmmhmmmm. ...right next to the upstairs tv outlet. oh yeah. they can move the tv all over the place, even outside. grandpa... mmmhmm? kids have it easy nowadays. [ glasses clink ] i'm trying to tell ya. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver, only from at&t. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for 6 months. at&t. ♪ >> ama: several new laws will take effect beginning new year's day. one is underage drinking on party buses. one person died after being on party bus in 2010. the law requires a chaperone placed on buses. few other laws, auto dealers to help finance car purchases must provide 30-day warranties for any vehicles they sell. it will be illegal for college administrators to ask to access facebook account. private companies that provide space travel will
KOFY
Jan 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
. opponents of the program say it legit mizes illegal immigrants and undermines the federal law. the oakland mayor, however, doesn't see it that way. way. >> this nation is way overdue for immigration reform and these people that have been here for decades should have some pathway for being able to live here with dignity. >> the i.d. cards will begin and be available beginning february 1. oakland expects to issue 6,000 of them during the first year of the program. >>> the governor is about to announce one of the most significant changes in decades in how california funds education. abc 7 news capital correspondent nannette miranda explains that it will change the way many special programs are paid for. and, of course, the plan is already growing. >> reporter: in a bid to give districts more local control and boost funding for schools with low income, governor jerry brown plans to dramatically change and maybe even eliminate what is called categorically funding. superrestricted money the state gives to schools that must be spent on certain programs like adult education and smaller cla
KOFY
Jan 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
republicans in congress i will sign a law that wrists taxes on the wealthiest 2% of americans while preventing a middle class tax hike that could have sent the economy back in recession. obviously had a severe impact on families all across america. >> president obama speaking just few moments ago as the republican controlled house approves a last ditch senate compromise to avert the fiscal cliff. good evening. dan is off tonight. >> both sides have given and both sides have gotten. vote came just a short time ago. >> this vote the yes are 2 57. the no are 167. motion is adopted without objection motion to reconsider is laid on the table. >> with that the crisis is over at least for now. here's karen travers. >> after months of drama and intense has minute negotiations congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. lawmakers completely blue the keyed line and no grand bargain both parties claim the ultimate goal. tonight both democrat and republicans gave themselves credit for getting something done. >> this is a very, very strong fears step. >> this is an important o
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